[News Flash] October 4, 2020

Thank you so much to Diane Zinna for joining us to speak about her debut novel, THE ALL-NIGHT SUN. And thank you to Laya Vivian Smith for her interview about her new book, THE LUMBERMILL. So many good books to read, and so little time!

Way to go Denny! Wild Women and the Blues was included in NetGalley’s list of 21 Highly-Anticipated Books Hitting Shelves in 2021.


Ehsaneh Sadr has two great events coming up: She will be interviewed by San Jose City Lights Theater on 10/9 at 8pm PST, and by Politics & Prose on 10/18 at 2pm PST / 5pm EST. In this event Ehsaneh will be in conversation with Ausma Zehanat Khan, author of The Unquiet Dead, The Bloodprint, and more.
Elizabeth Gonzalez James interviewed Diane Zinna about her novel, THE ALL-NIGHT SUN this week. You can watch the full interview here, and follow @thedebball for more great events!
Lyn Liao Butler is revealing the cover of her book, THE TIGER MOM’S TALE this week. We can’t wait to see it!
Greta Kelly is taking over the Deb’s instagram account on Monday, October 5th, where she’ll be interviewing Ellen Birkett Morris about her collection of short stories, LOST GIRLS. The interview happens at 8pm EST. Be there!

Author: Elizabeth Gonzalez James

Before becoming a writer Elizabeth was a waitress, a pollster, an Avon lady, and an opera singer. Her stories and essays have appeared in Ploughshares Blog, The Idaho Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere, and have received multiple Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominations. Her debut novel, MONA AT SEA, was a finalist in the 2019 SFWP Literary Awards judged by Carmen Maria Machado, and is forthcoming, Summer 2021, from Santa Fe Writers Project. Originally from South Texas, Elizabeth now lives with her family in Oakland, California.